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Santa just can’t afford every single thing
How many gifts should you get your kids? It depends on a lot of factors, and Scary Mommy dot com reminds us kids don’t “need” a lot of gifts to grow into happy, well-adjusted adults. In fact, spoiling them can have the opposite effect. And younger kids, under 5, don’t really count presents and are happy with just about anything. So it’s that age group of 6 to 12 years old, when you need to have that real-talk with them explaining why they’re not getting everything on their wish list…because by then it’s typically pretty long!